Health and Human Services Standing Committee


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Overview and Membership

NCSL’s Standing Committees develop policy directives and resolutions, adopted by the conference, that serve to guide NCSL's advocacy before the federal government.


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Policy Positions and Resolutions

Policies under the jurisdiction of the Health and Human Services Committee address the nexus between state and federal policy making as it relates to health and human services programs that provide critically important services to individuals and families. 



Health and Human Services Standing Committee


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Stay Informed

Keep up with recent federal activity including legislation in Congress, federal regulatory highlights, funding and grant announcements, new federal agency guidance, and other federal activity affecting the states.


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State-Federal COVID-19 Resources

Learn more about the state and federal resources NCSL has put together for our members on a number of health and human services topics and COVID-19.